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Adventures in Missions

New Hope in Mbutu

I wanted to share this testimony from a church that has been partnering with us in Swaziland since 2014. These are the partnerships and stories that prove the fruit of short term missions. God honors our ‘yes’ to go, and…

A Family I Met

In September some friends and I went to visit a family in Swaziland. It was a typical Swazi homestead scene – a family struggling to survive in a drought stricken remote area. The 78 year old man is a farmer.…

Trumped

How would you complete the sentence, “I think Donald Trump is or will….?” Each of us would use different verbs, adjectives, and terminology I am sure. Some would be positive and hopeful, others more fatalistic, analytic, or fearful. In a…

Anxiety

For many of us today there persists a pervasive internal anxiety. Can you feel it? If we’re honest we find anger, fear, and desperation driving our daily reactions to circumstances. Each of us individually may be able to identify the…

The Story of Our Lives

As Marcia and I enjoyed a lunch together over the weekend our conversation turned to me telling some stories from my childhood.  It’s amazing to me that after almost 34 years of relationship there are still untold stories of deep…

Eat Dirt Or Die

This week is World Hunger week.  Last week in the Swazi Times they ran an article about a grandmother and the grand kids she is raising who eat dirt to ease an empty stomach.  She digs it and eats it…